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GHEZZI, Sebastiano (1600 - 1645), Painter, architect, engineer, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GHEZZI, Sebastiano (1600 - 1645), Painter, architect, engineer, sculptor

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1600, in Communanza near Ascoli; died c. 1645, in Communanza.

Painter, architect, engineer, sculptor (wood). History painting.

Sebastiano Ghezzi was a pupil of Guercino and is remembered for a St Francis Receiving the Stigmata. Pope Urban VIII appointed him inspector of fortifications.

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